GRE Word List

ELLIPTICAL

elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out

The meaning of the word elliptical is elliptic; oval; of an ellipse; containing an ellipsis; ambiguous either purposely or because key words have been left out.

Random words

WordMeaning
aloofapart; not open in one's relationship with other people; reserved; ADV.
emendcorrect (usually a text); N. emendation: correction of errors; improvement
remissnegligent; careless about a duty
assentagree; accept; N. assessment
unearthlynot earthly; supernatural; weird; ghostly
categoricalwithout exceptions; made without any doubt in mind; unqualified; absolute
lagoonshallow body of water or lake near a sea; lake separated from a sea by sandbars or coral reefs
enervateweaken; take away energy from
elegypoem or song expressing lamentation (for the dead); ADJ. elegiacal, elegiac
embedenclose; place in something; fix firmly in a surrounding mass